Introduction to Buddhism
An Explanation of the Buddhist Way of Life
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche
Introduction to Buddhism is a powerful guide to the essential practices of Modern Buddhism by the contemporary Buddhist meditation master and scholar, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.
Beginning with Buddha’s life story, this concise guide explains the essential elements of the Buddhist way of life, such as understanding the mind, rebirth, karma and ultimate truth, and what it means to be a Buddhist.
Meditation is explained clearly and simply as a tool for developing qualities such as inner peace, love and patience. The emphasis throughout is on the practical application of Buddhist ideas and practice to finding solutions to everyday problems.
Anyone interested in Buddhism and meditation will find this book a rich source of guidance and inspiration.
Introduction to Buddhism is available in different languages and multiple formats from Tharpa Publications.
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Review from Tharpa's website
If you want to find out about Buddhism and how Buddha's teachings can be applied to our modern life, get this book! It's not about a religion, it's about a way of life that all of us could benefit from.
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